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New York Times, Friday, November 5, 1999

Western Athletic Conference sch.

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times11/5/99 ( No. 18,259 )
Across
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See 2-Down : PIGLATIN
9
Make a bust, maybe : SCULPT
15
What Bunyan grasped : AXHANDLE
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Painter Daumier : HONORE
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It may be critical : ANALYSIS
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"Elements" writer : EUCLID
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Charged : RANAT
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Plato and Socrates : ATHENIANS
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Bush, once : YALIE
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Simmons competitor : SERTA
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Missiles and such : AMMO
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"La Bohème" setting : ATELIER
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Foster home? : SWANEERIVER
35
Western Athletic Conference sch. : TCU
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Back : HIND
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One in the heat : RACER
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It may precede or follow "as" : SUCH
39
French article : UNE
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"Three's Company" role : JACKTRIPPER
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Purposely underestimate : LOWBALL
44
Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
45
Lower Saxony seaport : EMDEN
47
Postgame goings-on : RECAP
50
Part of Poland's border : BALTICSEA
54
Backward-looking : RETRO
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1999 U.S. Open champ : AGASSI
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"It" star : CLARABOW
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Establish a better foothold : REROOT
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Atlantic City attraction : KENOGAME
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Gear-shift system, informally : TRANNY
62
Saliva-producing organism, e.g. : SECRETOR
Down
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He quarreled with Winchell : PAAR
2
"No!", in 1-Across : IXNAY
3
Lake Volta locale : GHANA
4
Dreamy state : LALALAND
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"Happy to be of service!" : ANYTIME
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Short scores? : TDS
7
Hip bones : ILIA
8
Sticky places? : NESTS
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Cause of freezing, perhaps : SHEERTERROR
10
Reverse : COUNTER
11
Old Greek handwriting style : UNCIAL
12
Anouk Aimée title role of 1961 : LOLA
13
Sch. bigwig : PRIN
14
Turner and others : TEDS
21
Stop the ship : HEAVETO
23
Baum locale : EMERALDCITY
26
Medium settings? : ORACLES
28
Words after give or live : ITUP
29
Word from Pontius Pilate : ECCE
30
River to the Rhine : RUHR
31
Holy Ark locale : SHUL
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Lush : WINO
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De novo : ANEW
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"Eeew!" : ICK
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Forward-looking : SPACEAGE
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N.B.A. star Antawn ___ : JAMISON
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Mistakenly : INERROR
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Backs, in a way : BETSON
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Places for braces : NECKS
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Ready to hit : ATBAT
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Interest piquer : PROMO
50
One of TV's Maverick brothers : BART
51
Ethylene vis-à-vis fruit : AGER
52
Superman's mother : LARA
53
Sheltered : ALEE
55
Deadbeat, e.g. : OWER
58
Mandela org. : ANC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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